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Local Waters Forecast for Port Phillip

This forecast is supplied by the Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology through automated means, and is updated periodically.

Before using this forecast for navigational purposes, you should familiarise yourself with our legal disclaimer. You may wish to check the forecast with the BOM here.

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology

Local Waters Forecast for Port Phillip
Issued at 4:40 pm EST on Friday 22 June 2018
for the period until midnight EST Tuesday 26 June 2018.

Please be aware
Wind gusts can be 40 percent stronger than the averages given here, and maximum
waves may be up to twice the height.

Warning Information
Details of warnings are available on the Bureau's website, by
telephone 1300-659-217* or through some TV and radio broadcasts.

Weather Situation
A high pressure ridge will persist across Victoria and Bass Strait for the rest
of today as a cold front traverses waters south of the Bight. The front is
expected to reach western Bass Strait during Saturday morning and Port Phillip
Heads around 1200hrs. A high pressure system is forecast to develop south of
the Bight during Saturday then remain slow moving during Sunday and Monday
before moving over Victoria during Tuesday as an upper level low approaches the
far northwest of Victoria.

Forecast for Friday 22 June until midnight
Winds: North to northwesterly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots in
the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Weather: Clear. 

Forecast for Saturday 23 June
Winds: Northerly 15 to 20 knots shifting south to southwesterly in the early
afternoon then easing to 10 to 15 knots during the evening. Seas: Around 1
metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning. Weather: Cloudy. 90%
chance of showers. 

Forecast for Sunday 24 June
Winds: Southerly 10 to 15 knots turning west to southwesterly during the
morning. Seas: Below 1 metre. Weather: Cloudy. 

Forecast for Monday 25 June
Winds: Westerly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable below 10 knots during the
evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Weather: Cloudy. 

Forecast for Tuesday 26 June
Winds: Variable below 10 knots. Seas: Below 0.5 metres. Weather: Partly cloudy. 

The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:10 am EST Saturday.

* Calls to 1300 number cost around 27.5c inc. GST, higher from mobiles or
public phones. Marine forecasts are also available on VHF and HF radio. View
the radio schedule on

Check the latest Coastal Waters Forecast or Local Waters Forecast for
information on wind, wave and weather conditions for these coastal zones.

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